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Katharine Leab
Works at Bancroft-Parkman, Inc.
Attended Smith College
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Interesting idea, Ian.  Wonder what an empty shelf looks like....
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Not certain what this is supposed to prove, but at least a reporter visited some used bookstores. Like the idea of "try to hand out in places with free air"
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Thieves and actors one more time....
One of the books stolen from the Swedish National Library in the beginning of the 2000s has been discovered with a collector in New York.
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Always some item of interest in here.
News, reviews, latest trends, breakthroughs, disputes, and gossip in arts and culture
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You're right- there's a lot of good stuff here. Thanks for sharing this!
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Why is it that when you change your picture on G+, the old one remains in posts, etc? Time lag or glitch?
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nicely done.
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More important -- Swaim's many audio interviews with authors.
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"Slow Bookselling" on the water.
Lee Rourke: Although it's geared to a much easier-going kind of shopping than we're used to, the Book Barge is a genuinely dynamic enterprise
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That sounds fantastic!
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Occupation
Work, mainly.
Employment
  • Bancroft-Parkman, Inc.
    Editor-in-chief, 1975 - present
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Gender
Female
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Married
Other names
Katharine Kyes, Katherine Leab
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Rare Book Expert and Professional Pushy Old Broad
Introduction
Editor-in-Chief of American Book Prices Current. Expert in auctions, rare books, manuscripts, autographs & documents; writes and lectures about these things. Follows tennis.
Bragging rights
Best family in the world, and they all know how to work hard and how to laugh.
Education
  • Smith College
    English
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